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is the militias in libya with all the guns and weapons were equipped while the united states led from behind to do nothing. something one of the lessons is when there is this kind of thing, we should be in there, helping our friends in this case establish law and order. the public reaction in libya, the killing of the ambassador is frankly very sympathetic to the united states. and i think we should be taking advantage of that. lou: we didn't like the results of the election in egypt, but they also had an election, they also had change direction, again from a direction that the united states is not particularly enamored with. nonetheless, they had changed the character of their government in the direction of the nation. what should we do there as well? >> well, i think that we should be a lot clearer about what is acceptable and what is not acceptable. it was unacceptable for the president of egypt come to the united states into the case of sitting in jail because of the 1993 world world trade center bombing. it is certainly unacceptable for president mohammed morsi of egypt basically equivocate a
steer america towards a fiscal cliff. we have voted 65 days this year in the united states senate. there are a number of things. you raise the one about the payroll tax cut, we haven't passed an appropriations bill this year. why is that? harry reid laid it out earlier in "the national journal." forget passing bills, the democrats want to pass the blame game. i see this. we haven't figured out if they are going to pay doctors next year. 30% cut. the president says he has extended the life of medicare, only if he lowers what they pay doctors who take care of doctors 30% and freezes that for the next 10 years. for somebody on medicare, they will have a difficult time finding a doctor to take care of them. host: it appears something fleeds to be done. your payroll tax conferee last year agreed to extend the payroll tax cut holiday for another year. are you in favor of doing so again? guest: i voted against the conference committee report. i don't think it's going to be extended this year. we are looking at tax rates going up. death tax coming back in a much more onerous way. there is
? the ambassador to the united states, susan rice says the attacks were. she claims the murders of four americans, including our ambassador, are a spontaneous reaction to the youtube video but libyan's president says she's wrong, he insists they are premeditated. this worldwide danger is far from over. >> there have been protests around the world over the last several days. why is it the u.s. seem so impotent? >> what sparked the recent violence was the airing on the internet of a very hate full, very offensive video. >> for the united states government to say that it was simply a spontaneous act, flies in the face of the facts. >> the way that the attacks took place, i have serious questions. it seems to be a military style, coordinated. >> this leaves us with no doubt that this was preplanned, predetermined. >> it seems to me that it is well beyond coincidence that all of this happened in connection with september 11th. >> people focus on the spark, the spark of reprehensible and irresponsible film is a spark, but it doesn't explain anything. >> it's approximately a reaction to this video and i
was born in the united states. now, a 14-year-old giant panda, you can see her right there being very protective of her young. gave birth at the smithsonian national zoo in washington, d.c., today. this is just her second cub. the next few years are going to be crucial for the baby, which is, i mean, doesn't get any cuter than this. the size of a stick of butter. in keeping with chinese tra dig, the new cub will not be named for 100 days despite the fact the cub was made in the u.s.a., it must be returned to china in four years. which brings us to tonight's number, one billion. according to the white house, that's the dollar amount china has illegally subsidized its auto industry. between the years 2009 and 2011, china provided export subsiies to chinese carmakers that are a violation. this comes on the heels of another filing from the u.s. that implied that china imposed $3 billion. it really starts to add up. china says unlike its pandas, the issue isn't so black and white and today, the chinese filed their own action against the u.s. saying a new u.s. trade bill would be deeply unf
. it was an opportunity taken advantage of extremist groups to demonstrate against the united states and do more than just demonstrate against the united states because they are anti-americans, but also it was an opportunity tofor them to pu pressure on more moderate governments in terms of their spectrum of which they are not a part to put pressure on them to force a war against the united states and undermine the government because it knows the governments are cooperating with the united states because the united states is important for those governments to achieve a better life for the people. the longer this goes the more we find out about it the better the chance that at least some of these instances al qaeda was active as well. i don't know that. my hunch is when people show up to demonstrations with anti tank weapons with rpg's this is not a spontaneous up rising. this is some people who were taking advantage of opportunity to kill americans. >> hadley telling van susteren he thinks the middle east is in a melt down and policies seem to be frozen. >> it is time for the top 5 at 5:00. those are the
. and they quite openly state that they can take on any other brigade, any other unit that the government chooses to throw in their direction to try to force them to lay down their weapons. what the government wants to see is growing support from the international community. when it comes to the bare basics of institution building from security forces, to a justice system, but also, if necessary, things like training, things like quipping, but also things like trying to establish a nationalistic sense amongst these individuals and not a sense of each unit for its own. >> i know there's a sense there, unlike iraq, afghanistan, international interests, let's say, waned after gadhafi fell. arwa, thanks for your reporting as always. >>> more on what we're working for "newsroom international." what to know what happens going on behind the scenes in north korea? we asked kim jong-il's former sushi hef. the most famous rapper in italy, italian rapper. what it takes to break into the american music scene.ni ! [ male announcer ] isn't always the one you plan to take. whoa, check it out. hey baby goat... n
are trying to argue that the united states is more popular that ever before around the globe. believe it or not. watch this. >> look at this map. there have been protests around the world over the last several days. and president obama pledged to repair america's relationships with the muslim world. why does the u.s. seem so impotent and why is the u.s. even less popular today in some of these muslim and arab countries than it was four years ago? >> jake, we are not impotent and we are not even less popular to challenge that assessment. i don't know on what basis you make that judgment. but let me -- >> it seems the u.s. government is powerless as this erupts. >> it's exactly the opposite. >> on what basis, our embassies are being breached, people are being killed, our flag is being burned and "death to america" is being chanted. ambassador rice has just taken his cues from the president's own talking points. he was recently quoted at a fundraising saying one of his proudest accomplishments was that he restored respect for america around the world. that's the type of arrogance we are
of a very hateful, very offensive video. >> for the united states government to say that it was simply a spontaneous act flies in the face of the facts. >> the way that the -- attacks took place, viserious questions. it seemed to be a military-style, coordinated. >> this leaves us with no doubt that this was preplanned and predetermined. >> it seems to me that it is well beyond coincidence that all of this happened in connection with september 11. >> i think people focus on the spark, the spark... is reprehens and i believe irresponsible, they assume is the spark. but it is not -- it doesn't explain anything. >> it is proximately, a reaction to the video, it's a hateful video. >> they are destroying the american economy, foreign policy is an embarrassment. we weren't prepared for attacks on our embassies on 9/11, blaming it on a youtube video. >> the plan was planned by foreigners, by people who -- who entered the country a few months ago. and they were planning this... criminal act... since their arrival. >> he's protested or sweeping not because people are watching this movie but ar
in a setting like that. >> the white house responds. >> when you're president of the united states, you are president of all the people. not just the people who voted for you. >>> do americans feel better off than they were four years ago? an exclusive first look at our new nbc news/"wall street journal" poll with chuck todd. bob woodward on the price of politics. his book examining the obama presidency. and the state of the campaign. and a major military change in afghanistan. the u.s. suspends joint operations with afghan troops after more deadly insider attacks on our forces. >>> and will and kate, win a big victory against that photographer in a frens french court today. how do you stop the internet? good day. i'm andrea mitchell live in washington. the romney campaign is struggling today to deal with words from the candidate himself. statements made at a private fund-raiser in boca raton, florida, last may, secretly videotaped without the governor's knowledge. >> and governor romney also joked at that fund-raiser about the fact that his father was born in mexico, but not necessaril
is suspending joint missions between the united states soldier and afghan soldiers with a growing number of insider attacks. what does this mean for the end of the war? or the war now? we have details from the pentagon. and the attack on diplomatic missions across the middle east putting foreign policy on the campaign trail controversial. the potential impact on the undecided voters coming up. a study suggests letting your kid take the occasional sip of alcohol may really not be the best way to stop your child from becoming a heavy drinker later on. that is all ahead unless breaking news changes everything. this is "studio b." but, first, from fox at 3:00 in new york city, the race if the white house. the republican presidential nominee, mitt romney, is responding today to a video shot in may during a private fundraiser. an attendee secretly recorded and it gave it to the liberal website "mother jones." in the video, he touches on everything from foreign policy to the economy. at one point he calls president obama supporters "people who are dependent upon the government who believe they
the past two years combined. meanwhile the united states government backing away from the spontaneous attack description by the administration's spokesmen and spokespersons over the past week about events in libya, events that led to the murder of ambassador christopher stevens and three other americans. fox news has confirmed from an intelligence source on the ground in benghazi that there was no significant or sizable demonstration of any kind in benghazi when the attacks on the consulate were launched. the white house has now apparently decided that the investigation may well lead to a different conclusion than the one the administration has been so certain about for almost a week. >> what i can tell you that we have provided information about what we believe was the precipitating cause of the protests and the violence based on the information that we have had available. there is an ongoing investigation. the fbi is investigating and, that investigation will follow the facts wherever they lead. lou: the libyan government, an intelligence source in benghazi, eyewitnesses in benghazi
you give to this arrogant, unjust government, meaning the united states. >>> well, those warnings come as the white house faces tough new questions about whether there was enough security at the consulate where four americans were killed last week. our own chief white house correspondent ed henry has the breaking news right after this break. >>> plus, e-mails have now surfaced in response to a freedom of information request showing the department of justice conspiring to discredit some media outlets that have covered various scandals originating at the department of justice. in other words, rather than reaching out directly to the news organizations, they reached out to a very controversial group to try to bash the news organizations. is this really the role of our doj? >>> and why does general motors reportedly want to end its relationship with the federal government, and why is the obama administration saying no? stu varney just ahead. >> what i have no interest in doing is running gm. gm will be run by a private board of directors and management team with a track record in american
, the united states gives egypt more than $1.5 million in annual economic and military aid. pennsylvania's highest court told a lower court judge to reconsider his decision to uphold that state's controversial voter i.d. law. the proposed law requires every voter in the battle ground state to show photo identification before casting a ballot. opponents claim the law discriminates against lower income americans, but government officials say it would crack down against cases of election fraud. today pennsylvania supreme court ruled the lower court judge has two weeks to defend his ruling that allows the law to stand. keep in mind, other states are facing similar legal fights with election day 49 days away. >>> a judge says arizona can immediately start enforcing the most controversial parts of its immigration law. the section that requires cops to check somebody's immigration status if the cop suspects the person for another reason and suspects he or she is in the country illegally. u.s. supreme court upheld that part of the law. but opponents challenged it on other grounds. they say they'
of the united states would go behind closed doors and declare to a group of wealthy dancers half american people view themselves as victims entitled to handout and are unwilling to take personal responsibility to their lives it is hard to serve as president for all americans when you disdainfully written you have half the nation." the romney campaign put out this innocuous statement from communications director. "mitt romney wants to help all americans struggling in the obama economy. as the gaffe go of nor made clear all year are he is concerned about the growing number of people who are dependent on the federal government, including the record number of people who are on food stamps, nearly one in six americans in poverty and the 23 million americans who are struggling to find work. pir's plan control 12y5i9s million new jobs in four years, grows the economy and moves americans off of government dependency and into jobs." late night for the east coast, not so on the west coast, so little notice, there wasn't time for any news organization to take the event live. he said he was trying to offer
. >>> good evening, there were new protests today against the united states. and this time in some countries where we didn't see unrest last week. indonesia, pakistan, and afghanistan where americans, of course, are already under fire and always targeted. this round stems from the film made of muhammad, that went viral and ignited the rumor mill. it is apparent that u.s. interests overseas may be entering a new phase. we begin in our kabul bureau tonight, with nbc's atia abawi. good evening >> reporter: last week they blocked google, hoping to stop the violent demonstrations, but today, hundreds took to the streets following the example of other muslims, in response to the anti-muslim film produced in california. afghan police put out the flames of fury and anger. violent is -- demonstrations hit kabul today police responded with stones and tear gas. this man says we will never tolerate any mockery of our prophet. tear gas, along with water canons, were used to control crowds in indonesia, the world's largest muslim-populated country elsewhere, they threw cocktails. and in lebanon, they peac
the threat of terrorism, globally and here in the united states. the third, i think about my children a lot. what their future is like. >> a small business owner says the federal regulations made it difficult to add employees. >> if we hire the additional people we have to hire an outside firm to main tain and make sure we stay in regulation or we have to hire individuals a bring them on board to do that. >> an undecided voter says she is leaning toward one candidate for the economy and the other on social issues. >> i struggle whether i should decide on the pocketbook or the social issues. the two parties are very, very different. >> experts predict the obama and the romney campaigns will continue a significant push in virginia. to win over the undecided. >> virginia is one of the closest of the tossup states. it's nearly tied if you ample out the polls. as a consequence, the two or three or 4% hard undecided could easily make the difference. a number of undecided voters are sick of the campaign ads and tired of the robo calls asking for their votes. but with 13 electoral votes at issue he
disconnected. if you're president of the united states, you're president of all americans. how badly does this affect the campaign, or does it not? >> talk about it on a couple of different levels. talk about the base republican level. in some ways this might help in a very small amount, might help mitt romney, poppy, with some of the base voters, with republicans who actually believe this. if you listen to what he says, he is talking about the politics of itting and the fact that the country is split. but it is also very, very, very incendiary language that he uses to make that ex-plan in addition. short term this is devastating. 24-hour news cycle is a 48-hour news cycle warren jeffs mitt romney h-- mitt romney has to answer questions is this going to have a long-term effect. we have 49 days until the election day. is this something that can be a fatal blow to his campaign? we don't know the answer to that yet. but now the romney campaign, poppy, does not want to be talking about this. >> and it's not just that issue of the 47% of americans that don't pay federal income taxes on the sur
that a candidate for president of the united states would go behind closed doors and declare to a group of wealthy don't nors that half the american people view themselves as victims, entitled to handouts and are unwilling to take personal responsibility for their lives. hard to serve as president for all americans when you have disdainfully written off half the nation. that from campaign manager jim mess send that. how different is this if at all. that president obama sad at private event that americans were clinging to their guns or religion? >> i don't think it is all that different at all at the time the remarks got a lot of attention. people wondered if it would change the trajectory of the campaign as the kind of people that were supporting obama at the time, they're going to hear this, oh, my god they won't like him. as it turned out didn't bother them all that much. he did very well with working class voters, working class whites, people in pennsylvania and ohio he was supposedly going to offend. given the state of the economy, given how people feel about the president, those opinions are
here -- will these calls for violence lead to more violence in the united states. rudy, it is always good to talk to you. and, you know, this comes at a moment when we have heard that al qaeda is on the run. and what we see now is groups sympathetic to al qaeda, linked to al qaeda or not on the run but frankly more powerful than the government in places like libya. are these -- should we take this threat of attack seriously? >> absolutely, i think we should take these attacks seriously, because although we're making headway in the afpac region, we have not made any headway in the north africa region. we have new governments in libya and tunisia i can't and egypt. and frankly some governments are sympathetic more into the cause or the lane of the extremist elements. so when they pose this threat, you also have a collapsed lip libya that has been a conduit for arms pushing across the region. now you have weapons and people who are sympathetic, and causes a big concern for me, at least. >> and what are the risks that there could be attacks outside that region? when people in america try
. including the united states. so i can't isolate it just nicaragua. >> a lot of people around the world follow your case very closely. and you know, thought about you and prayed for you and wanted to try to help and were concerned about you. is there anything you want to say to everybody who is following you? >> i want to say thank you first and foremost to my sister janis and my family. i know without her, she put in thousands of hours as an attorney. and without her, i wouldn't be here. and you saved my life. >> thank you. >> and um -- and through the websites for jasonp.com, there's a whole network of people that, again, that i don't even know that have been supporting me and fighting for my freedom. and so i just want to say thank you to all those people. and i hope i can get to meet every one of them, including yourself, anderson, i must say that i owe you a thank you, as well. the coverage that you gave me, international coverage definitely stepped up pressure. and so i thank you, as well. >> i'm glad you're home. >> thanks. >>> well, a royal legal battle over topless photos of ka
be potentially crippling. when you have a guy who wants to be president of all of the united states say 40% of the american people view themselves as victims and want handouts. what is that -- how bad is this. >> let's start with the 47% figure, which paul did not dispute. it was originally reported by the associated press. 40% of the country no longer pay any income taxes. >> do they view themselves as -- >> a lot of redistribution of income. well, that is a different question. i don't know the answer to that whether they consider themselves a victim or not. but what paul very cleverly did was define poverty upward. if we're a nation where 47% of the country is considered in poverty and should not pay any taxes, income taxes, boy, are we in big trouble. middle class people should be paying income taxes. and that's why it's a difference. the best way to hurt programs that help people who need it and who are low income is for these programs to grow like hushmushrooms so people start to say the system is rigged, we have so few people paying income taxes anymore, it's not fa
of all of the united states say 40% of the american people view themselves as victims and want handouts. what is that -- how bad is this? >> let's start with the 47% figure, which paul did not dispute. which no one has disputed. it was originally reported by the associated press. it's a fact. 47% of the country no longer pays any income tax. and those are the taxes that provide for food stamps and a whole series of social welfare, for a lot of redistribution of income. >> do they view themselves as victims? >> well, that is a different question. i don't know the answer to that whether they consider themselves a victim or no but what paul very cleverly did was define poverty upward. if we're a nation where 47% of the country is considered in poverty and should not pay any taxes, income taxes, boy, are we in big trouble. middle class people should be paying income taxes. and that's why it's a difference. the best way to hurt programs that help people who need it and who are low income is for these programs to grow like mushrooms to attract such a great proportion of the country that peopl
grow increasingly dangerous and hostile to the united states. bill: words from secretary gates were even stronger. chuck nash, retired u.s. navy captain, fox news military analyst. captain, good morning to you and welcome back here. >> good morning. bill: what gates calls the cuts at the end of the december, mindless cuts set to take effect. what do you make of that? >> essentially what we have ngress before it adjourned set up a doomsday scenario only they told everybody. if we don't come to agreement on the cuts what will happen we'll blow the whole thing up, we'll blow up the world. it is akin to the cleavon little character in "blazing saddles", saying if you don't back off, he gets it. guess what? the guns to the head. they will let this thing counts down, go to zero and blow up. and so, it is one of those things you want it real bad and you will get it real bad. bill: what gates says after the election in november, i'm using his words now, whatever adults remain in the two political parties will make compromises necessary to put the country back in order. he is not messing aro
viewers in the united states and around the world. wolf blitzer's off today. i'm joe johns. you're in "the situation room." >>> a week after the bloody attack on the u.s. consulate in libya, the white house is facing a growing backlash. should there have been more security given possible threats tied to the 9/11 anniversary? and was the attack which killed the ambassador and three other americans premeditated or a spontaneous eruption of rage over an anti-muslim film? our white house correspondent dan lothian is standing by. but first to libya where we have stunning new video and witness accounts of the attack and the last moments of ambassador chris stevens. cnn senior international correspondent arwa damon is in benghazi. >> reporter: this is the first thing fahud says he saw and filmed at the consulate compound. the cafeteria building up in flames. it was shortly before midnight september 11th. the smoke so thick the compound's main house is barely visible. and then this. after breaking through window men shout they found a body. suddenly one of them cries out, he's alive, he's alive. t
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